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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

March 1, 2011: Student Deadline for submission of online application for Fall 2011 & Summer 2011 study abroad programs. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International...
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Bilingualism on Steep Rise in U.S.

While a record 64.7 million people ages five and older in the U.S. spoke a language other than English at home in 2015, a growing share of them are also fully proficient in English....
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Study Suggests Universal Sounds

In a study that challenges a fundamental concept in linguistics, an analysis of nearly two-thirds of the world’s languages shows that humans tend to use the same sounds for common objects and ideas, no...

Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to House

Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. The bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by...

Summary of U.S. Educational Aid Package

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $13.5 billion for K-12 education through a stabilization fund, of which at least 90% is intended for school districts through the...
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Land of the Fleeing

On September 20, President Obama will host a Leader’s Summit on Refugees on the margins of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. With 20 million refugees around the world, a comprehensive, collective...
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Californians Can Now Choose Language of Education

With the passage of Proposition 58, California, parents and teachers will soon be able to decide the on the blend of languages in which to best educate children. "As president of Californians Together and...
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Making American Schools Greater

For most U.S. public school educators, the election of Donald Trump is causing great concern not only due to his divisive rhetoric but because of his disregard for the achievements of the public school...

100K Strong in the Americas to Announce Grant Competition 9/15

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund will be announcing another round of grant competitions on September 15. Funded by a contribution from the Coca-Cola Foundation,  the theme for the round will be: Promoting Study Abroad in Health...

$25K Grant Competition for All Colleges in Americas

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative is offering new grant competitions as the administration’s signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through increased higher education collaboration. Competition 3 (RFP...
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